Meaning of dihedral


Pronunciation: (dī-hē'drul), [key]
— adj.
  1. having or formed by two planes.
  2. of or pertaining to a dihedron.
  1. dihedron.
  2. the angle at which the right and left wings or the halves of any other horizontal surface of an airplane or the like are inclined upward or downward.
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